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Category Buyer

Salary £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Location Alfreton, Derbyshire
Job Type Permanent Jobs
Job Ref HQ00044319
Published about 1 year ago

Job Description

I have a fantastic opportunity for a Buyer to join a manufacturing company in Derbyshire

If you're looking for your next move and have experience as a Buyer in the manufacturing sector then I have an exciting opportunity for you.

You'll be responsible for:

  • All given spend categories

  • Control of significant annual expenditure

  • Look at all methods of reducing spend, including specifications, usage, lifecycles, price and working capital requirements

  • Analysing tenders and award contracts

  • Building new and existing relationships with stakeholders

  • Negotiate with suppliers to deliver cost savings

  • Input purchase orders and approve purchase requisitions as necessary

  • Develop a cost saving program for own area and input data in the budget process

  • Review contract documentation and negotiate amendments where necessary

  • Be involved in a small value CAPEX project

  • Develop plans with suppliers to maximise OTIF

  • Develop KPI's with key suppliers and ensure regular performance reviews

  • Monitor OTIF and non-conformance reports and take the lead in dealing with issues/implementing improvement plans

  • Take responsibility for price increases, negotiate and neutralise where possible

You will need:

  • Strategic purchasing experience

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Capable of building category plans and implementing a strategy

  • Have a proven track record in delivering extensive bottom line benefits

  • Working MRP experience

  • MCIPS or working towards would be preferable

If this role sounds of interest to you then please give me a call on 07766 508826 or email me on

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